Infographic of Percival name meaning, which is “From the valley which pierces (the mountains),” based on the French percer (to bore) and val (a valley); introduced, apparently, by Chretien de Troyes, French poet and author of Arthurian romances, in the 12th century.
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Percival Name Popularity

How popular is the name Percival? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 1,577 5 0.0004%
1923 0 0%
1924 1,561 5 0.0004%
1925 0 0%
1926 1,348 7 0.0006%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 2,002 5 0.0003%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 2,230 11 0.0008%
2020 0 0%

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What names are diminutives of Percival?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Percival sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Percival, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Percy

A diminutive form of Percival.

Latin


What names are variants of Percival?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Percival.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Parsafal

Pierce the vale

French

Parsefal

Pierce the vale

French

Parsifal

Pierce the vale

French

Perce

Pierce the vale

French

Perceval

Pierce the vale

French

Percevall

Pierce the vale

French

Percey

Pierce the vale

Latin

Percivall

Pierce the vale

French

Percy

A diminutive form of Percival.

Latin

Purcell

Pierce the vale

French


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